FANDOM


Tab-canon-black  Tab-legends-white 

An Imperial officer's disc (or disk), was an insignia and coding device used in the military branch of the Galactic Empire[1] since its early days. They were already worn in 19 BBY by the graduates of the first Imperial class from the military academies.[4] Such disks contained coded identification information[1] and consisted of a metallic stepped cone shape appearing to be three disks stacked on top of one another. Code disks were featured on the hat and belt buckle[2] of the most high-ranking Imperial officers. Their function was similar to that of the code cylinders, which were also part of the officers' service uniform.[1]

When the Galactic Empire collapsed following the Battle of Endor[5] in 4 ABY,[6] the code disks remained in use within the Imperial splinter factions, along with the rest of the Imperial uniform.[3]

Behind the scenesEdit

In an interview published in the ninety-eighth issue of the Star Wars Insider, costume designer John Mollo revealed the "officers' disks" came from a shop in Borehamwood, England, where the Elstree Studios are located. They were in fact spare pulleys from the middle of a record player, and Mollo's costuming crew actually ordered about five hundred of them.[7]

AppearancesEdit

I find your lack of faith disturbing

I find your lack of sources disturbing.

This article needs to be provided with more sources and/or appearances to conform to a higher standard of article quality.

SourcesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

In other languages
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Stream the best stories.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Get Disney+